Vascular Surgeon Joins Team »

Posted: September 10, 2020

NorthBay Healthcare recently welcomed a new vascular and endovascular surgeon to the Heart & Vascular Center.

Melissa Loja, M.D., earned her medical degree at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, where she also earned a master’s of advanced... More»


Former CEO Remembers a Visionary »

Posted: September 10, 2020

Gary Passama, who led NorthBay Healthcare as president and CEO for 35 years before handing the reins to Konard Jones in 2017, penned this tribute to former board chairman B. Gale Wilson — Editor.

I remember like it was yesterday,... More»


NorthBay Supporter, Board President B. Gale Wilson »

Posted: September 10, 2020

A leading visionary for NorthBay Healthcare as well as for the city of Fairfield, B. Gale Wilson, passed away Sept. 1 in his Auburn home at the age of 91.

During his 32-year tenure as Fairfield city manager, B. Gale... More»


Doctor’s Life on the Front Lines is Just His Job »

Posted: September 9, 2020

It’s 6:45 a.m. and Infectious Disease Specialist Gregory Warner, D.O., walks into the COVID-19 pod in the Intensive Care Unit at NorthBay Medical Center. He’s wearing a mask but soon begins donning even more protective equipment — a process he... More»


NorthBay Began Plasma Treatment Through Mayo »

Posted: September 9, 2020

NorthBay Healthcare recently began using plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 patients, joining a network of thousands of hospitals across the country.

The treatment involves transfusing plasma donated by someone who has recovered from COVID-19 into a hospitalized COVID patient. Plasma... More»


#HealthTip Winner a Familiar Face »

Posted: September 9, 2020

The latest winner of the #HealthTipTuesday drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card may be a familiar face to some NorthBay Healthcare staff.

Kathie Thoming, former prenatal educator, worked at NorthBay for 20-plus years and is a regular follower and... More»


Staff-Generated Video Says: ‘We Are One’ »

Posted: September 9, 2020  

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are one.

That’s the message of a video featuring several NorthBay departments — from ambulatory surgery to the 2 North COVID-19 wing, to honor their work and encourage them through the recent challenge of the pandemic.

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Longtime Guild Volunteer’s Lasting Legacy »

Posted: August 31, 2020

NorthBay Healthcare is mourning the loss of longtime Guild volunteer Carol Joan Graham, who died Aug. 14. She was 86.

Carol was born Aug. 27, 1933, in Sacramento, where she attended school and later met her husband, Walter, to whom... More»


Beware the Air Out There »

Posted: August 20, 2020

The air quality in Vacaville Thursday morning was as bad as it has ever been: 283 on the Air Quality Index. Experts say anything over 100 is unhealthy. By mid-afternoon it had dropped to 243.

The silver lining on the... More»


Hospitals, Clinics Open, Despite Wildfires »

Posted: August 20, 2020

As evacuation orders were lifted in Fairfield and parts of Vacaville, NorthBay Healthcare leaders emphasized that hospitals, emergency departments and all medical care offices are open and fully operational.

Even at the peak of evacuations, NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville... More»